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UBC medical student Armaghan Alam receives 2021 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award

Neuroethics Canada and UBC medical student Armaghan Alam receives 2021 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame Award. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes and Dr. Michael Kobor receive Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards

UBC Faculty of Medicine is delighted to announce that Dr. Judy Illes, professor of neurology in the department of medicine’s division of neurology, and Dr. Michael Kobor, professor in the department of medical genetics, have been awarded the 2020 Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Awards. Click the title to read more.

Should B.C. implement a domestic vaccine passport program?

Quebec will implement a vaccine passport program to curb the spread of COVID-19, Premier François Legault announced Thursday (Aug 5). But will the other provinces follow suit? Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes receives the 2020 UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award

Continuing in a windfall of recognition for neuroethics, we are delighted to share that Dr. Judy Illes has been awarded the 2020 UBC Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Researcher Award in the Clinical/Applied Science Research category. This major achievement recognizes Dr. Illes’ outstanding work on the basis of a distinguished research career, recognition in the research […]

Canadian ethicists recognize the critical importance of science and research

On May 25, 2021, Member of Parliament Kirsty Duncan advanced Motion 38 to create a new Standing Committee for Science and Research (SCSR). Click the title to read more.

Unvaccinated: The implications of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes weighs in on the implications of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in this latest post by The Vancouver Sun. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes receives the 2021 Martin M. Hoffman Award for Excellence in Research

Neuroethics Canada congratulates Dr. Judy Illes for receiving the 2021 Martin M. Hoffman Award for Excellence in Research, in recognition of her outstanding research and scholarly contributions, at this year’s UBC Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff Awards. For further details, please visit: https://medicine.med.ubc.ca/about/department-of-medicine-awards/

Louise Harding awarded a W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship

Congratulations to Neuroethics Canada’s student, Ms. Louise Harding, for being awarded a W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics Graduate Fellowship for the 2021/2022 academic year. The Fellowship will support Louise in formally coupling the established field of applied ethics with the newer, pragmatic neuroethics approach for her thesis project in UBC’s Master of Science […]

‘There is no playbook’: UBC professor weighs in on ‘messy’ COVID-19 pop-up vaccination clinics

“There is no playbook to this crisis and to the response of the crisis and we keep seeing on an almost daily basis a layering of crises.” – Dr. Judy Illes weighs in on pop-up vaccination clinics. Click the title to read more.

Dr. Judy Illes receives the UBC Distinguished University Scholars Award

Congratulations to Neuroethics Canada’s Dr. Judy Illes for receiving the UBC Distinguished University Scholars Award. This award recognizes exceptional members of faculty who have distinguished themselves as scholars in research and/or teaching & learning. See the list of UBC’s 2021 Distinguished University Scholars here: https://academic.ubc.ca/academic-community/news-announcements/news/ubcs-2021-distinguished-university-scholars To learn more about the Program, please visit: https://academic.ubc.ca/awards-funding/funding-opportunities/distinguished-university-scholar-program